A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Bitung in Indonesia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/11/18 / 2018-11-28 20:15:41 / November 28, 2018 @ 8:15 pm. Exact location of event, depth 48.73 km, 125.3829° East, 0.9677° North. Unique identifier: us1000i1z5. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000i1z5. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:15:41 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.73 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Indonesia (c. 242 968 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manado, Tomohon, Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Manado (c. 451 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Bitung (c. 137 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Tondano (c. 33 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tomohon (c. 27 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Laikit, Laikit II (Dimembe) (c. 8 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 57 km SSE of Bitung, Indonesia.
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